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About The Festival

The NYU Entrepreneurs Festival is an annual 2-day gathering to celebrate student entrepreneurship.

Open to aspiring entrepreneurs, established business professionals, and anyone curious about entrepreneurship, The NYU Entrepreneurs Festival is the largest student-run event of its kind.
Through talks, workshops, & roundtables, over 1000 people gather to exchange ideas, lessons,
and inspiration.

Events Include:


NYU Alumni Entrepreneur Speakers


NYU Startups on Display


Startup Roundtables


Keynote Speakers


Founders Workshops


Entrepreneur Panels

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Pitch Competition

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After Party

All keynotes and panelists are NYU students, faculty, or alumni entrepreneurs.

Admission provides unlimited access to all talks, panels, and roundtables, refreshments on both days, and breakfast + lunch on Saturday.

Stay tuned!

This year's speakers and event topics will be released soon.

Keynote Speakers

Speakers for the 2019 Festival will be announced soon.

Check out our previous speakers below!

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Di-Ann Eisnor

Waze - Director of Growth

Di-Ann is Director of Growth for crowd-sourced navigation and real-time traffic application, Waze, now part of Google. Working across users, governments, international media and local community groups, Di-Ann continues to spearhead the company's global initiatives to make connected cities a reality and to grow Waze into new markets and new products.

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Nedal Shami

CityMD - Co-Founder & Chief Strategy Officer

As a founding partner and senior executive at CityMD, Nedal has fostered a people-first philosophy, a guiding principle that is embedded within the ethos of the organization. He served as the organization's first Chief Operation Officer and currently leads the growth team as Chief Strategy Officer.

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Tony Shure

Chopt - Co-Founder

Tony Shure, an NYC native and lifelong traveler, is co-founder of Chopt Creative Salad Company, the incredibly popular fast-casual salad company with restaurants across the country. Frustrated with the lack of healthy eating options in college, Tony, alongside best friend Colin McCabe, imagined a restaurant that specialized in salad, drawing flavor inspiration from around the world.

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